flashback arrester

flashback arrester

[′flash‚bak ə‚res·tər]
(engineering)
A device which prevents a flashback from passing the point where the arrester is installed in a torch, thereby preventing damage.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
He said even though he had advised a safety official to buy flashback arresters to prevent fires in the event of some untoward incident, in particular gas cylinder explosions, he refused to listen.